E & M Perez Ellen and Michael Perez
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre 1910 item #1354467 (stock #614ar)
E & M Perez
Carved and etched with very elaborate and precise detail, this gourd measures 4 3/4" high, the mouth 2 1/8" in diameter. It has a lovely satiny patina of rich brown color, and is in excellent condition, no cracks or losses. The entire surface is carved with birds, flowers, foliage, the Coat of Arms of Nicaragua, and at the top, the date and possible maker's or owner's name (Recuerdo Benancia Rivas Nic...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Eskimo : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1348446 (stock #582ar)
E & M Perez
Of walrus ivory, this sculpture depicts a polar bear family, three in front, and one head in back, over a carving of a caribou in back, and a relief carving of a seal in front. The walrus ivory measures roughly 2 5/8" high x 1 5/8" wide on a soapstone base roughly 2 1/2" x 1 1/2" and the two pieces were held together with a peg. The ivory has a lovely deep cream color, with slightly darker areas in scratches, high points, and in pin prick holes on the surface...